Imperial Valley News
FTC Staff Offers Guidance on Promoting Competition in Health Information Technology Interoperability to Enhance Health Care Delivery
Washington, DC - Federal Trade Commission staff submitted comments to the Office of the National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (ONC), offering guidance on promoting competition, and the privacy and security of consumer data, in ONC’s plan to increase the adoption of interoperable health information technology (health IT) systems by 2024.
Washington, DC - U.S. Customs and Border Protection Commissioner R. Gil Kerlikowske announced a new vision and strategy for the agency of more than 60,000 employees charged with border security and trade and travel facilitation.
Washington, DC - As baseball fans welcome in another season, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) is warning the public to beware of counterfeit merchandise and tickets.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) today announced 21 grants totaling more than $10 million have been awarded to universities to support critical water problems in rural and agricultural watersheds across the United States. The awards were made through NIFA's Agriculture and Food Research Initiative (AFRI) Water for Agriculture challenge area and the National Integrated Water Quality Program.
Washington, DC - NASA has joined forces with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, and U.S. Geological Survey to transform satellite data designed to probe ocean biology into information that will help protect the American public from harmful freshwater algal blooms.
Washington, DC - Teen births continue to decline in the U.S., but still more than 273,000 infants were born to teens ages 15 to 19 in 2013. Childbearing during the teen years can carry health, economic, and social costs for mothers and their children.